Agent Name

alpha,alpha'-Dibromo-p-xylene

CAS Number

623-24-5

Formula

C8-H8-Br2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,4-Bis(bromomethyl)benzene; 1,4-Dibromomethylbenzene; p-Bis(bromomethyl)benzene; p-Xylylene dibromide; Benzene, 1,4-bis(bromomethyl)-; p-Xylene, alpha,alpha'-dibromo- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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